Advertising Employment Information
Advertising Industry Overview
The US advertising and marketing services industry comprises about 37,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $88 billion, according to Hoovers. Some of the largest players offering jobs in advertising are Interpublic, Omnicom, Valassis Communications, as well as the US operations of Publicis and WPP. The industry is fragmented: The top 50 companies generate about one-third of revenue. In this creative business, size does not always correlate with success.
Advertising Job Market
Advertising, promotions and marketing managers held 216,800 jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Jobs for managers of advertising, promotions and marketing operations are forecasted to grow by 14 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations, the BLS reports. Nearly 30,000 new advertising job opportunities are expected to open up over the decade.
Both corporate marketing departments and advertising agencies offer numerous career opportunities in advertising. Advertising jobs at some small boutique ad agencies are among the most prestigious in the industry.
Although many advertising professionals still devote most of their efforts to print, broadcast and cable media, the Internet and other digital media offer the greatest potential for career growth.Professionals who can successfully integrate campaigns in traditional and digital media and measure results to continuously improve performance are well-positioned for success in their advertising careers.
Typical jobs in advertising include advertising director, creative manager, digital strategist, media planner, media buyer, copywriter, designer, sales executive and account executive.
Median annual wages were $45,250 for advertising sales agents in May 2011, with the middle half earning between $30,750 and $68,900, the BLS reports. For advertising and promotions managers, median annual wages were $87,650, with the middle half earning between $59,780 and $128,840 and the top 10 percent earning more than $186,600.
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Our Client, a leading manufacturing company in the northern suburbs of Illinois, is looking for a Staff Accountant. The ideal candidate will have two to three years of experience and be eligible to sit for the CPA exam. The position will assist the Controller in the month-end accounting close. Salary will be in the 60 - 70K range and include a full benefit package. Duties: • Closes cash disburseme...
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A privately held manufacturer company is seeking an experience accountant to join there North American Headquarters for the Staff Accountant Job in Chicago, IL. The person most fit for this position will have a minimum of three years of experience with a public/ private blend with a large company. This person will be responsible for maintaining the general ledger. The company provides a brand new...
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Director of Internal Audit - Create your own Internal Audit Department for this billion dollar private company located near Skokie Illinois, a northern suburb of Chicago Illinois. This role will entail creating and establishing the Internal Audit function for this large manufacturing company with over 75 locations, both domestic and international. The role will oversee all operational and financia...
We are actively seeking a Accounting Manager for one of our clients that is located on Miami Beach. This company is growing very quickly and needs an individual that can operate in a fast moving, changing environment where policies and procedures are still being outlined. The right person will have prior experience working in either a financial services institution or an investment company that is...
Parker + Lynch has a Staff Accountant job opportunity in Dallas, TX. The client is looking for someone with a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year of accounting experience. You will be responsible for journal entries, bank reconciliations and monthly P&L statements. We need someone who is detailed oriented and has Excel knowledge. Responsibilities for the Staff Accountant job: • Process jou...
Our client a profitable and rapidly growing company based in Hauppauge New York is seeking a Senior Accountant. This a great opportunity for a career minded individual as this company is rapidly growing and there is room for advancement. The senior accountant will support the Controller and CFO in managing all of the day to day accounting. The responsibilities will include: Assisting in preparatio...
Our Oil and Gas client is searching for a VP/Controller of a 4 billion dollar division located here in Houston, Texas. The qualified candidate will have at least 15 years of experience related to Oil and Gas including at least 8 years in a Assistant Controller/Controller level role. Big four or strong regional public audit is strongly desired. CPA is required (or MBA with relevant direct experienc...
Controller - Asset Management $150,000 + bonus San Francisco based asset management firm is seeking a Controller to join their growing accounting team. Reporting to the CFO, this newly created position will be responsible for: • Identifying and resolving complex financial reporting issues and determining proper accounting treatment for financial transactions • Managing the monthly close for parent...
Assistant Controller - Software $115,000 + stock Growing software company headquartered in San Francisco is seeking an Assistant Controller to join their accounting team. This newly created position will assist the Controller in day-to-day management of the accounting group including the monthly close for US and international subsidiaries. Responsibilities include: • Managing the monthly close and...
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$33,000.00 - $124,230.00
Typical Salary for Advertising Manager
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Promotes product/service by defining, developing, and implementing advertising and sales promotion programs.
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006
Selects internal/external media vendors by determining production requirements.
Maintains advertising staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
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